There was little by way of modern standards outside the realm of acceptance for sexual acts in Rome with an exception to the ideas of social class. Rome openly practiced sexual acts that are considered taboo in modern times including orgies, homosexuality, incest, prostitution, and bestiality. In the modern era, the idea of some of the sexual practices of ancient Roman culture is beyond acceptance. What were the rules for these sexual practices and why did the acceptance of the sexual practices of ancient Rome change so dramatically?
Reitmayer, Kathleen Mitchell
"Futuo: Fifty Shades of the Roman Empire,"
Saber and Scroll: Vol. 2
, Article 5.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.apus.edu/saberandscroll/vol2/iss1/5
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